Historical Events In April - 04
Sunday, 28 February 2021
1820 Charles Devens Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1891 on April - 04.
1821 On April - 04 linus Yale, US, portrait painter/inventor (Yale cylinder lock)
1823 On April - 04 karl Wilhelm Siemens, inventor (laid undersea cables)
1828 Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam) on April - 04.
1828 Margaret Oliphant, Scotland, novelist/biographer (Beleaguered City) on April - 04.
1831 Edward Cary Walthall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898 on April - 04.
1832 On April - 04 charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro
1832 Jose Echegaray y Elizaguirre, playwright/scientist (Teatro Escogido) on this day in history.
1836 Jerome Hopkins, composer on April - 04.
1841 William Henry Harrison, becomes 1st pres to die in office, at 68 on April - 04.
1843 Hans Richter, composer on this day in history.
1844 On this day in history charles Bulfinch, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House), dies at 80
1850 City of Los Angeles incorporated on this day in history.
1853 On April - 04 tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln
1854 On this day in history sailors and Marines from sailing sloop, Plymouth, protect U.S. citizens at Shanghai
1858 On this day in history asteroid 54, Kalypso discovered (named for goddess of silence)
1858 On April - 04 r Luther discovers asteroid #53 Kalypso
1859 On April - 04 the opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France)
1859 On this day in history opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris)
1862 Battle of Yorktown begins on this day in history.
1862 On April - 04 uS begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond
1862 Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna), dies at 45 on April - 04.
1864 On April - 04 skirmish at Elkin's Ford (Little Missouri River), Arkansas
1865 Lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse on April - 04.
1866 On April - 04 alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
1866 George P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop) on April - 04.
1870 On this day in history golden Gate Park established by City Order #800
1870 On April - 04 golden Gate Park forms by City Order #800
1870 On April - 04 george A Smith, Salt Lake City Utah, 8th pres of Mormon church
1872 On April - 04 nikolai Amani, composer
1875 On this day in history jozef Szulc, composer
1876 On April - 04 maurice de Vlaminck, Paris, Fauvist painter (Village in the Snow)
1879 Gabriel Groulez, composer on this day in history.
1881 Charles Funk, Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls) on this day in history.